Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Algeria: Sharon Wardle

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Ms Sharon Wardle has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria in succession to Mr Barry Lowen who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Ms Wardle will take up her appointment during January 2021.

Curriculum vitae

Full name: Sharon Wardle

Married to: Peter Millman

Year Role
2017 to 2020 Banjul, Her Majesty’s Ambassador then British High Commissioner
2016 to 2017 FCO, Policy Adviser, International Counter Extremism
2014 to 2015 Beirut, Head of Syria Office
2012 to 2013 Sana’a, Deputy Head of Mission
2011 to 2012 FCO, Head of Strategy & Communications Department, Consular Directorate
2010 to 2011 FCO, Programme Director, Consular Strategy
2008 to 2010 FCO, Project Director, Global Out of Hours Project, Consular Directorate
2005 to 2008 Riyadh, Director UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)
2002 to 2004 UKTI, Deputy Director, International Group & Head of Near East & North Africa Unit
2000 to 2002 British Consultants & Construction Bureau, Director Africa /Middle East /Asia Pacific
1996 to 1999 UKTI, UAE Desk Officer, followed by Deputy Head of Development Business Team
1991 to 1996 Beirut, Vice Consul
1990 to 1991 World wide temporary cover duties
1987 to 1989 Moscow, Visa Officer
1985 to 1986 FCO, Desk Officer, Migration & Visa Department
1985 Joined FCO

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Published 4 November 2020

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